POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu

One at a time is the step of life Take a leap when you get to a pit Else, down the pit you’ll dive When you resurface your bearing is lost. Slow and steady is the race of life Never look back ‘cos it’s lost and gone When you meet setbacks, make a dive Bypass… Continue reading POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu

HALLELUJAHS AND AMENS by Izuchukwu Okafor

I know what it’s like to be disappointed, I understand what it’s like to wait patiently, silently. But moreover I understand the joy of success and achievement, one that for me does not last long. Nothing ever last long, unless you make it. You decide what your life would become. Don’t keep shouting “Hallelujah’s and… Continue reading HALLELUJAHS AND AMENS by Izuchukwu Okafor

BE UNCOMMON by Izuchukwu Okafor

Among many things, being uncommon means Looking at the same things everyone else sees and thinking something different Seeking adventure over comfort and convenience Testing common assumptions Nurturing relentless curiosity Accepting responsibility Understanding that reality is shaped by our perception of it Keeping your word Constantly learning Noticing patterns Learning from losses Eating right Exiting… Continue reading BE UNCOMMON by Izuchukwu Okafor

MYSELF AND I by Oluwaseyi Olatunji

There is a better friend within, Endowed to me by nature, A personal friend from the present and the future, So close, intimate and loving. In jocund company, We have traversed travails triumphantly, We always win; we’re like stars in the sky, We, my friend is myself, I.

PAUSE AND THINK by Maxwell Onyemaechi Opia-Enwemuche

Pause and think How long shall we continue to slave? Where are the best brains that will help us and think? When are we going to seek light out of this political cave? Pause and think How long shall wanton killings continue? Let your minds be brighter than colour pink Let’s avoid this quagmire called… Continue reading PAUSE AND THINK by Maxwell Onyemaechi Opia-Enwemuche